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Renaming Southall road after Guru Nanak in advanced stage – world news

The Ealing Council has given notice of its intention to rename Havelock Road – named after Henry Havelock, general in the colonial army involved in suppressing the 1857 Uprising – as Guru Nanak Road, inviting any objections to the move by November 21. The Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha is located on Havelock Road in Southall, which has long had ...

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Armed gunmen stage attack on Kabul University, Taliban denies involvement – world news

Afghanistan’s largest university in the capital Kabul was under attack from armed gunmen, the country’s interior ministry said. Kabul police forces are engaging with full “precautions” to avoid harming the students, the ministry’s spokesman Tariq Arian said on Twitter on Monday. There were no details on casualties or who was responsible for the attack. Footage aired on Tolo News, the ...

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Thousands stage anti-France protests in Bangladesh, Pakistan – world news

Muslims in South Asia vented their fury at France on Friday and torched an effigy of President Emmanuel Macron over his recent remarks on Islam, with tens of thousands flooding the streets. Smaller anti-France protests also took place in the Middle East after Macron’s defence of the right to publish controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed — a position that ...

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US elections 2020: Stage set for third presidential debate between Trump and Biden – world news

The third and final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be conducted on October 22 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate will be moderated by NBC News correspondent Kristen Welker. The first presidential debate was conducted on September 29 after which President Trump was criticised for interrupting Biden several times. The second debate was supposed ...

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Farmers to intensify stir; Punjab CM to stage sit-in protest today – india news

Farmers groups and political parties plan to intensify protests against the three farm bills that were signed into law on Sunday by President Ram Nath Kovind, who ignored demands that he withhold his assent to the legislation that the opposition has described as anti-farmer and corporate-friendly. Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh will stage a sit-in protest against the contentious ...

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EC sets stage for India’s 1st Covid-era elections in Bihar – india news

Seventy-two million people will vote in three phases over 11 days in late October and early November to choose a new government in Bihar, the Election Commission of India announced on Friday, setting the stage for India’s first mass poll after the Covid-19 pandemic struck the country. Voting in one of the world’s largest electoral exercises in the Covid-19 era ...

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Drama on Col De La Loze as Lopez wins stage and Primoz Roglic extends lead over Tadej Pogacar – tennis

Primoz Roglic strengthened his grip on the yellow jersey after an intriguing battle on the Col de la Loze as Miguel Angel Lopez rode onto the virtual podium by becoming the ninth rider to pick up a maiden win in this year’s Tour de France with victory in Stage 17. A pulsating conclusion to the 170km Alpine test saw Slovenia’s ...

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3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India, SII to begin Phase 3 trial soon: ICMR – india news

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday three vaccine candidates against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) are in the clinical stage of trials in India and one of them will soon begin Phase 3 trials after getting clearances. Covid-19 vaccine candidates being manufactured by Cadila Healthcare and Bharat Biotech have completed the first phase of the trial while ...

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On India’s stage, the theatre of the absurd, writes Rajdeep Sardesai – columns

For weeks now, the obituary of TV news has been written by many media observers. The sensational, ethically flawed and, at times, totally inane coverage of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s tragic death is being seen as the last rites of a medium in seemingly terminal decline. But is the maddening 24*7 breaking news whirl — trapped in a vicious cycle ...

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Taliban delegation returns to Doha setting stage for peace talks with Afghanistan – world news

Taliban officials say a senior delegation returned early Saturday to Qatar, paving the way for the start of peace talks with the Afghan government that are expected to take place in the tiny Gulf state. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. The negotiations are the second, critical part to ...

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